In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pizca feminineápice masculinethere's not an iota of truth in it — no hay ni un ápice de verdad en ello
- The difference is that everybody with an iota of intelligence understands and recognises political diatribe when it comes from politicians.
- In topflight chess, it's extremely important for White to milk every iota of advantage out of the first move.
- Some civil servant looked at her application and said: ‘Rules is rules,’ without applying an iota of common sense.
- WITHOUT an iota of irony, misty-eyed fans with typewriters are fond of referring to football as ‘the beautiful game’.
- Some of my readers tend to forget this and talk as though positions taken by me or one of my readers are going to make one iota of difference in whether our present ecclesiats remain or don't.
- I don't believe home advantage makes an iota of difference anymore in Gaelic football.
- Such stories will have their impact and he doesn't have an iota of doubt on that.
- Again, it is not clear that they differ one iota on their view of this dispute.
- As my taxi driver drove me from the Islamabad airport into the heart of Rawalpindi, Pakistan, I was struck by how different every iota of existence was here.
- So this 300 or so words every month are hardly going to make one iota of a difference or influence incredulous decisions by the powers that be.
- Those things don't come from the hoi-polloi, and I say that without meaning an iota of superciliousness.
- It will not make one iota of difference to the kids out there.
- Having some Government bureaucracy, at a cost of $28 million, is not really going to make one iota of difference to those families who are most in need.
- And don't expect your cholesterol to drop one iota from the smidgen of soy protein that breakfast cereal adds.
- Many poems have been written without an iota of sadness or any negative emotion and are still considered works of art.
- Much to her credit, no amount of upbraiding or name-calling has moved her an iota.
- In any event, we say it makes not one iota of difference whatsoever.
- North Korea has not changed an iota in this era of rapid change.
- I say this next bit without an iota of hyperbole.
- ‘Near-death does that to you,’ he replies without an iota of self-consciousness.
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